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sentiment

noun uk   /ˈsen.tɪ.mənt/ us    /-t̬ə-/

sentiment noun (IDEA)

C2 [C or U] formal a thought, opinion, or idea based on a feeling about a situation, or a way of thinking about something: Nationalist sentiment has increased in the area since the bombing. I don't think she shares my sentiments. His son was overwhelmed by the sentiments of love and support in the cards and letters he received. formal "It's a very bad situation." "My sentiments exactly (= I completely agree)."
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sentiment noun (FEELINGS)

[U] often disapproving gentle feelings such as sympathy, love, etc., especially when considered to be silly or not suitable: The film is flawed by slightly treacly sentiment.
Translations of “sentiment”
in Spanish sentimiento…
in French sentiment…
in German die Sentimentalität…
in Chinese (Traditional) 思想, 觀點, 意見…
in Russian мнение, отношение, чувство…
in Turkish düşünce, kanı, fikir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 思想, 观点, 意见…
in Polish pogląd, odczucie, sentyment…
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